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Athletic Trainers are Heart Health Advocates

Amanda Muscatell 15 February 2019 February is American Heart Month. Throughout the month, At Your Own Risk will discuss how athletic trainers provide a safer approach to heart health in work, life and sport. This week, we will discuss the athletic trainer’s role in advocating for patient heart health.  Athletic trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who provide a wide … Continue reading Athletic Trainers are Heart Health Advocates
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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth Athletes

Amanda Muscatell 20 November 2018 Do you want to make a difference in youth sports? Better yet, do you want to make a difference on your own child’s playground? Learn more about how you can help provide an AED where your loved one plays—on and off the field. It’s as simple as three steps. Many parents do not know that … Continue reading Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth Athletes
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When an Athlete’s Dream is Cut Short

Amanda Muscatell 9 November 2018 What happens when your child suffers an injury or health condition that no longer allows them to participate in sports? This is the same question Christine Pinalto asked when her son Cade was permanently sidelined from playing basketball in the seventh grade after being diagnosed with a heart condition. Cade’s life revolved around his sport … Continue reading When an Athlete’s Dream is Cut Short
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